Learn How to be a Successful Temp Employee

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Temporary jobs are increasing faster than all other types of jobs. The studies suggest that temp jobs will grow to more than 3.2 million by 2025. As a category, these types of jobs are far surpassing all other types of employment. Chances are, at some point, you may end up a temp employee. Here’s how… Read more »

How to Keep Kids Busy and Learning During School Closures

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As the weeks under quarantine drag on, it’s likely your children are getting (or have been) bored. It’s understandable if you’re on lockdown, especially if the weather is bad and you can’t get outside. For parents, it’s a difficult time, as many schools are closing till the fall. How can you keep kids busy and… Read more »

The Stress From COVID-19 Can Be Real. Learn How To Achieve Balance

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As we write this, 26,000 people have lost their lives to COVID-19. The health uncertainty mirrors the economic upheaval; more than 16 million Americans filed for unemployment in the period between mid-March and mid-April. It’s unprecedented and undeniably frightening for most of us. How can you find any balance when it seems like the world… Read more »

Have you Lost Your Job Due to COVID-19? Here’s What You Need to Know

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U.S. unemployment has skyrocketed in direct correlation with the spread of the COVID-19 virus. If you’re one of those people facing unemployment or reduced hours, you may struggle to meet your financial obligations or even put food on the table. Here are some suggestions for what you can do to manage your budget, even in… Read more »

4 Tips For How You Can Retain Your Top Employees

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To retain your top employees, show them they’re valued, encourage them to be teachers, actively solicit feedback, and more. It takes more effort to find and train new employees than it does to work harder to keep the old ones. The job market has been very tight for years, with not enough good workers to… Read more »

Learn How to Vent The Right Way at Work

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When venting at work, it’s important to minimize your impact, spend just much time coming up with solutions, balance the negative with the positive, and more. Work can drive you crazy sometimes. On other days it’s probably fine. But there are just going to be times when your coworkers or customers or the job itself… Read more »

3 Tips For Getting Out of a Rut at Work

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If you feel like you’re in a rut at work, be sure to self-evaluate, focus on one thing at a time, and identify the decision you’ve been avoiding. Everyone has that “ho-hum” feeling at work from time to time. If you’ve been in a job for a while, you may feel stuck in a rut,… Read more »

What NOT to Include on Your Resume

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When it comes to your resume, be sure to leave off long paragraphs without bullets, statements in your objective summary, general descriptions of duties without reference to how you added value, and more. Sometimes less is more. When it comes to your resume, there are just as many things to leave off as items you… Read more »

4 Tips For Discussing Your Strengths and Weaknesses in a Job Interview

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When discussing your strengths and weaknesses in a job interview, be honest, tell a story, keep it short, and more. Applying for jobs and interviewing is time-consuming and nerve-wracking. Probably no one enjoys this process, including the part where you have to discuss your strengths and weaknesses with strangers. Almost every interviewer asks you these… Read more »

5 Tips to Become Happier at Work

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To increase your happiness at work, find meaning, apply your strengths, foster work relationships, takes breaks, and use your lunch break, and more. More than 50% of us are unhappy at work. Isn’t that terrible? The surveys show that workers are unhappy with job security, wages, promotions, vacation policies, sick leave, and health and retirement… Read more »